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Armed police patrolling the streets of Skegness after terror attack in Manchester

Armed police are patrolling the streets of Skegness as the UK threat level is raised to ‘critical’ following the terror attack in Manchester.

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The canival planned for Burgh-le-Marsh has been cancelled. ANL-170524-111812001

‘We are keeping an open door’: Burgh Carnival cancelled - for this year

Hopes of an annual carnival returning to Burgh-le-Marsh have been dashed – as least for this year.

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Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Grieving relatives who are appealing to Skegness Town Council not to enforce rules regarding treasured items left on graves. ANL-170522-114444001

Blow for grieving as Skegness cemetery talks get going

Grieving residents making a last attempt to keep treasured mementos on graves at a cemetery in Winthorpe say they have been dealt a further blow after items were discovered broken and strewn across the grass.

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A five-year-old Skegness boy has been waiting for four hours for an ambulance after is was feared he broke his arm. ANL-170523-152358001

UPDATE: EMAS apologises after boy, 5, from Skegness had to wait nearly four hours for ambulance

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has apologised after a five-year-old Skegness schoolboy was left in agony with a broken arm for nearly four hours before paramedics arrived to help him.

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Phil Cooling of Skegness in a USAF uniform with a model Lancaster at the 40's event at the Village Church Farm in Skegness. ANL-170522-131717001

GALLERY: Visitors to Skegness enjoy trip back in time

Visitors to the Skegness area were taken on a trip through time at special events held over the weekend.

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Bentley the African grey parrot who was last seen in Ingoldmells yesterday (Monday). EMN-170523-111212001

Help find missing African parrot last seen in Ingoldmells

A couple are appealing for help in finding their African grey parrot Bentley who was last seen at 3pm yesterday (Monday) in Ingoldmells.

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Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. pa-news-20170523-003703-police_e

Skegness cabbie hailed a hero after terror attack in Manchester

A taxi driver from Skegness is being hailed a hero after spending two harrowing hours searching for local lads caught up in the terror attack in Manchester which claimed the lives of 22 people.

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Ryan Perkins, Bryan Perkins Winthorpe  and Tony Perkins, of  Winthorpe SPA, at a beach clean in Skegness. ANL-170522-101509001

Volunteers at Skegness beach clean pay tribute to murdered MP

A beach clean has been held in Skegness in memory of murdered Labour MP 
Jo Cox.

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Police found these items during a search warrant in Boston.

Do you recognise these medals found during police search?

Police are seeking anyone who might recognise a number of commemorative coins and medal which may have been stolen ‘in the east of the county’.

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Bibby's bar in Ingoldmells will be flying the Blue Flag for beach cleanliness today for the first time, joining other East Lindsey beaches that have retained the award. Pictured with the flag are owners,  Bradley and Elliott Bibby the owners, staff member Lisa   and Amy Bibby ANL-170523-064815001

Private beach owners in Ingoldmells celebrate after achieving Blue Flag for first time

Owners of a private beach in Ingoldmells are celebrating today after achieving Blue Flag status for the first time.

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Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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READER PICTURE: Summertime edging ever closer

This picture from last summer was shared with The Standard recently by Ryan Redfern.

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Hertfordshire Police is appealing for any witnesses to come forward with information

Arrest made after man is injured in daylight robbery in Skegness town centre

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery in Skegness.

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge launches Children’s Hospice Week

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message to celebrate and mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week.

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Pictured at a beach clean held in Skegness are Rev David Middleton
Judi Gaskelle, Paul Kenny Labour candidate for Skegness and Boston, Phil Gaskell member CAFA Winthorpe, Ryan Perkins Winthorpe SPA, Ryan Perkins Winthorpe SPA, and Tony Perkins Winthorpe SPA, 
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Labour candidate for Boston and Skegness attends beach clean in memory of Joe Cox

Labour’s candidate for Boston and Skegness in the General Election showed his support for a beach clean held in memory of murdered MP Joe Cox by taking part in the event.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Lincolnshire set to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Lincolnshire set to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Britons should be able to bask in the hottest temperatures since September when a wave of warm air moves across the country in the coming days, forecasters have predicted.

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue. ANL-170314-125018001

Firefighters deal with two false alarms in less than hour in Skegness area

Firefighters in the Skegness area were called to two false alarms in less than an hour that were caused by cooking fumes.

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